Plot & Details
Italian actor/director Nino Manfredi gives an award-calibre performance in In the Name of the Pope-King. He plays a magistrate in a small region under the realm of Papal rule. Manfredi faces the legal battle of his life when his own son is accused of being a terrorist. Justice, mercy, and love become oil-and-water elements in this wrenching drama. Originally titled In Nome del Papa Re, the film was released in the US nearly nine years after its 1977 European debut.
- Genre(s): Drama,Epic and Historical
- Run Time: 115min.
- Director(s): Luigi Magni
- Starring: Nino Manfredi , Danilo Mattei , Carmen Scarpitta , Giovannella Grifea , Carlo Bagno
- Themes: Fathers and Sons
- Tone: Atmospheric,Poignant,Sweeping
- Keywords: Pope, terrorism, magistrate, resignation [quitting], son
- Country of Origin: Italy (12-03-1977)
- Language: Italian